For three years not long after the team’s move from Brooklyn, Southern California’s John Morrell Meats produced sets of Dodgers cards.
Modern Sports Card News
The appropriately named 2018-19 Upper Deck Ice hockey returns next month with six-pack boxes promising at least two Ice Premieres rookie cards and one autographs per box.
An eclectic mix of rare and high-grade vintage cards and sets, 500 home run club bats and some vintage photos featuring baseball icons pushed bidding deep into the night in Mile High Card Company’s latest auction.
He looks to be a potential superstar in the making and Upper Deck has secured 17-year-old Quebec native Alexis Lafrenière to a new exclusive contract.
Sports Memorabilia News
Six jerseys worn in this year’s NBA All-Star Game sold for over $20,000 but LeBron and Steph Curry remain far ahead of the pack in terms of buyer interest.
Around the Hobby
Mark Purtell shares the story of his nine-year-old son’s growing love for baseball cards–especially those picturing guys who played 100 years before he was born.
- Freshly Graded 1921 American Caramel Set Takes Over Top Ranking, Heads to SCP Auctions
- Red Sox Bat Collector Co-Hosting Program at Library of Congress
- Notes: Frank Owen Errors; Jerry Hersh Passes; Signed Humboldt Jerseys; Upper Deck Touts Zero Redemption Streak
- Notes: 1st Full-Time Dealer; High-End Vintage Auctions; Fun Card Segments with Murphy, Baldelli
The hobby has seen a remarkable number of changes in recent years, many of them technology driven.
What’s Hot in the Shop
Mike’s back with the current hottest sports card products and happy things are going better for hobby shops than his favorite place to ship packages.